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Summary

E L James revisits the world of Fifty Shades with a deeper and darker take on the love story that has enthralled millions of fans around the globe.

Their scorching, sensual affair ended in heartbreak and recrimination, but Christian Grey cannot get Anastasia Steele out of his mind or his blood. Determined to win her back, he tries to suppress his darkest desires and his need for complete control and to love Ana on her own terms.

But the horrors of his childhood still haunt him, and Ana's scheming boss, Jack Hyde, clearly wants her for himself. Can Christian's confidant and therapist, Dr. Flynn, help him face down his demons? Or will the possessiveness of Elena, his seducer, and the deranged devotion of Leila, his former submissive, drag Christian down into the past?

And if Christian does win Ana back, can a man so dark and damaged ever hope to keep her?

©2017 E L James (P)2017 Random House Audiobooks

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not grabbing my attention

struggle to finish the book cpuld not grab my attention.really dissapointed I wont read it again.

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DISAPPOINTING

Felt like i had read it before. Did not find out much i didnt already know from the first book. Really feel she should have stopped at tge trilogy, this feeks like a rip off to her readers. Zacchery Webber did a good job narating though.

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wasn't what I expected.

I was very excited for this. It started well and Zachary overall was very good. however, the story seemed a bit rushed and despite its good start, got really boring.

saying that, i love the fifty shades books and still hope for fifty shades freed in Christians pov next year.

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not bad

But OMG the narrator has taken my heart, the audio book, of course, is samey, if you have already read the triology don't bother with this one 😴 Will return
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Darker

A great read, seeing things through His eyes. A great read for fans OF these books

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I enjoyed this

I know there has been so much written about this series of books but I have to say that I enjoyed this version from Christians perspective. It gives you a totally different angle on the story and the way he thinks. Brilliant narrations too.

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CONFUSED

I’m new here and I have subscribed. Used a credit on the book darker and it’s still only letting me listen to 4 minutes

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Could not stop listening until the end.

I was not sure at first if I liked the narrator's volce, but. The more I heard the more it grew on me. I enjoyed the story from start to finish, from Christian,a perspective. A good story teller and most enjoyable.

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I Loved this Book

I prefer these books that better than the original 50 shades series. It gives a better insight as to what makes Christian Grey tick.
Now to the final book in this series.
I would definitely recommend it.

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Good to hear from Christians side

Hated his female voice needs to be a female resting Ana’s parts sounded really odd 😅🙃

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  • 20-03-19

BEAUTIFUL narration

Can Zachery Webber narrate ALL the audiobooks? absolutely love his reading. Love this trilogy 😍

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  • Anonymous User
  • 19-03-18

Everything's perfect except

It's my first time listening to an audiobook and I was wondering if Anna's voice could actually be replaced with an actual girl's voice because while I was listening this whole time, whenever Anna's talking, it feels like Christian is talking to a man and it's so hilarious to me. Nothing wrong with it, just made some intense scene a little funnier than intended. Overall, the storyline is great. Highly recommended!

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  • Susan
  • 05-12-17

Best book yet

I really enjoyed listening to this book. Hearing the story from Christian’s point of view made the story really interesting. Looking forward to hearing the last instalment.

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  • Charlee
  • 18-05-21

Soooo good! Loved Zach as Christian!

Nothing could be more perfect than Zachary Webber as Christian Grey ❤️❤️❤️. I cannot wait for Freed.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 06-01-21

captivating

I still love the way the that the characters change in the book by the narrators voice, amazes me. Loved that I could here the story from Christians perspective, had so search for all the songs mentioned in the story to set the mood based on the singers chosen and I love that so much detail is poured into the atmosphere, could not stop listening. I absolutely cannot wait for the next book!!!

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  • Milica
  • 20-11-20

Sexy love story

Christian will do anything to get Ana back and keep her in his life, even stop his alternative tastes.

While this was a predictable and cheesy love story, with a bunch of sex scenes described in great detail, I liked it. It was cute and sweet and appeals to the romantic in me.

The narrator was very good with excellent intonation, tempo, energy and changes to each depending on the requirements of the scene. I thoroughly enjoyed his performance.

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  • Fabulous Mrs B
  • 18-10-20

Really enjoyed this story

I had listened to her version before and seen the films. Now this from his point of view was very entertaining. I really enjoyed it. I highly recommend this.

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  • vernie singuineau-francis
  • 08-04-20

The best

This version is so wonderful. ..I really can't wait for Freed through his eyes to fill in the gaps.....so excited

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  • Tonya
  • 19-03-19

Thoroughly enjoyed

Of course the Trilogy in itself is so good but I also love getting the other side to a story and Christian’s versions fill in all the gaps. Being able to get into his thoughts,his dreams and his emotions helps you feel when and why he found his way to light of love. I really enjoy Zachary Webber’s reading, he really allows us to feel the characters like a movie in our ears, his sounds of ooos and ahhs doesn’t seem awkward and puts you right there in each moment.

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  • Antoinette
  • 07-12-17

Love this story

I loved the original story and love his story just as much, can't wait for the last book